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Whiteman, Ira M., 1871-1944 : Ira M. Whiteman Collection of Photographs and Military Paraphernalia, 1898-1899

Sixteen photographs and fourteen artifacts of military paraphernalia belonging to Ira M. Whiteman, relating to the Spanish-American War. Includes commercial photographs by Waterman of Chicago showing Cuba in 1899 and Camp Cuba Libre in Jacksonville, Fla.; other photos are of Havana Harbor, of Whiteman and other soldiers, and of “Muster-Out Day”. Military artifacts include badges, buttons, an epaulet, medals and a reputed piece of the USS Maine.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Photographs
Call Number: Midwest MS Whiteman
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The Ira M. Whiteman Collection of Photographs and Military Paraphernalia is open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).